VE Day 75 8th May 2020

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Anglia LEP Jobs vacancies

Are you looking for work or does your company need staff?

New Anglia LEP is working with partners to support businesses during COVID-19 to help them find the staff they need to continue to operate at this challenging time. With over 60 vacancies currently being advertised: visit to see the latest opportunities.

This Employment Opportunity page is part of New Anglia LEP’s work to help businesses through the COVID-19 crisis.

Other areas of work include:

·         helping to source PPE (see box below),

·         promoting grants available to businesses

·         supporting key sectors.

Anyone who needs free, impartial business support – including guidance on the new Government schemes – can contact the New Anglia Growth Hub to speak to a business adviser on 0300 333 6536 or email [email protected]

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Brundall’s play areas and public open spaces during the COVID-19 crisis

As instructed by the Government Brundall’s Play Parks/skate parks and sports courts are officially closed. All parents and children must not use them. See below for the avoidance of doubt for the playgrounds and other areas: 2. CLOSING NON-ESSENTIAL SHOPS AND PUBLIC SPACES Last week, the Government ordered certain businesses – including pubs, cinemas and theatres – to close. The Government is now extending this requirement to a further set of businesses and other venues, including: ● all non-essential retail stores – this will include clothing and electronics stores; hair, beauty and nail salons; and outdoor and indoor markets, excluding food markets. ● libraries, community centres, and youth centres. ● indoor and outdoor leisure facilities such as bowling alleys, arcades and soft play facilities. ● communal places within parks, such as playgrounds, sports courts and outdoor gyms. ● places of worship, except for funerals attended by immediate families. ● hotels, hostels, bed and breakfasts, campsites, caravan parks, and boarding houses for commercial/leisure use (excluding permanent residents and key workers). There will be penalties in the form of on the spot fines issued for anyone not complying with the law as from tomorrow.

These closures do not extend to Brundall Countryside Park, Cremer’s Meadow, Church Fen and the Cemetery plus spare cemetery fields which are accessible and open to walk through adhering to the social distancing recommended. The Allotments also remain open.

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Be A Good Neighbour!!

Be A Good Neighbour!

At this great time of strain, it is important we do our best to help each other and keep things as normal as we can. But, given the latest advice surrounding the prospect of self-isolation for everyone over the age of 70, as well as those with underlying health problems, or showing symptoms, we clearly cannot continue to operate as normal.

We are therefore working together across our community to coordinate service and support that volunteers can offer safely without risking the health of the people around them. This will take the form of telephone support, delivery of food, medicine and library books and any other support volunteers are able to provide. We will be guided by NHS England’s advice as the situation evolves and will endeavor to effectively communicate future messages.

The parish volunteers are being co-ordinated by representatives from the Yare Valley Churches, Brundall Memorial Hall, Brundall and Postwick Parish Councils and the Brundall and Blofield Good Neighbour Scheme, supported by Brundall Home Hardware.

However, it is important we don’t over-react too. There is a lot of really helpful information already on the NHS website.

Our challenge now is to do the best we can to continue to provide support to those most in need in a way that’s most appropriate.

What you can do?

If you know your neighbours well enough, phone them or knock on their door to enquire if they are in need of assistance.

If they say they need some help and have no access to any nearby friends or relatives, then please put them in touch with us via the below email:

[email protected] or call 07494 408301

If you are unsure about a neighbour and suspect they might need some help why not encourage them to contact us? But whatever you do to help, stay safe and follow all the NHS advice.

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Cremer’s Meadow Working Party Day

Come along and join the Friends of Cremer’s Meadow on one of their regular maintenance programme days.  Saturday 29th February 2020 10:00 till 12:00, refreshments provided.

Poster for Saturday working party
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Brundall Countryside Park – car park works

The car park at the Brundall Countryside Park, off Postwick Lane,will be closed to all vehicles on Monday 27th January for two days to allow for extra tarmac surfacing to be laid.It will re-open on Wednesday 29th January. In order to avoid any traffic issues on Postwick Lane, West End Avenue and Laurel Drive, if any regular users come by car, please consider walking to site on these days. The works will take place within the car park and passing traffic through Postwick Lane should not be affected.

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Brundall Yare Station car park closure

We have been advised that the Rail Station car park at the Yare end will be closed due to the signalling update works from 18th January to 8th March. However, the Yare pub car park is available as agreed by the Yare landlords.



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Agenda Land Management Committee Meeting 13 January 2020

Below is the Agenda for the Land Management Committee Meeting to be held at the St Laurence Centre, off Church Lane at 7.00 pm. The Meeting is open to the public who may wish to speak in the public participation part of the meeting (15 allowed).

Agenda Land Management Committee 13 January 2020


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Brundall Local History Group talks January 2019 to February 2020

Thursday January 16, 7.30pm, Brundall Memorial Hall, Links Avenue.
The history of Norfolk on a stick – more than 500 Norfolk villages now display their ‘history on a stick’. In this illustrated talk, Dr. Andrew Tullett invites you to travel through time, from the prehistoric to the present-day, using images from the signs for inspiration. Visitors £2.50, members free.  
Thursday February 20, 7.30pm, Brundall Memorial Hall, Links Avenue.
Bergh Apton farmer Kevin Parfitt’s insight into life in his village and on his own farm, in the family for 108 years.   Visitors £2.50, members free.  
Thursday March 19, 7.30pm, Brundall Memorial Hall, Links Avenue. Afternoon tea with Elizabeth Fry – a costumed talk by Georgette Vale. Mrs Fry reflects on her life as a Quaker and her work as a prison reformer, philanthropist and anti-slavery campaigner. Visitors £2.50, members free.  
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Blessing of Brundall’s New War Memorial (second shard service)

The blessing of the new shard containing the names of those that lost their lives from Brundall and Braydeston was held at 10.50am on 11th November. The service was officiated by Reverend Peter Leech and attended by Councillors from Brundall Parish Council, the Royal British Legion and Poppy Appeal, Brundall Local History Group, Brundall Memorial Hall and many ex servicemen and women along with residents of Brundall.


Brundall War Memorial Blessing of Shard#2



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